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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device made up of blades mounted on a shaft, which is turned by an engine for driving an airplane, ship, or helicopter.

Usage examples (34)
  • Helicopters often have one very large and one very small propeller above the body of the craft.
  • The propeller is 9ft. in diameter, and 16ft. stroke.
  • Phil Harris gets high blood pressure when his propeller is damaged.
  • Don't they call propeller "that site which shall not be mentioned by name"? for more
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